ACCOUNT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ACCOUNT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Apple: U2 album accessed by 33 million users http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58417402-79/album-apple-million-account.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58417402-79/album-apple-million-account.html.csp">Apple: U2 album accessed by 33 million users</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T17:25:02.69-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 05:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Apple Inc. says 33 million iTunes account holders have accessed U2’s free album. The company issued a statement Monday from Senior Vice President Eddy Cue with the first usage numbers for the surprise “Songs of Freedom” release by the company. Apple gave the album to 500 million iTunes account holders last week during the company’s iPhone 6 unveiling news conference. Cue called the number record-breaking, but did not elaborate. The figure includes customers who downloaded the album fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584174022014-09-15T17:25:02.69-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T17:25:02.69-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58417402@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:25:02 MDT Startups offer banking for smartphone users http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352788-79/simple-moven-customers-bank.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352788-79/simple-moven-customers-bank.html.csp">Startups offer banking for smartphone users</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEPH PISANI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T15:34:16.141-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 03:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The latest banks are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. Startups, such as Moven and Simple, offer banking that’s designed specifically for smartphones, enabling users to track their spending on the go. Some things haven’t changed. Like traditional banks, customers open a checking account, get a debit card and are able to make check deposits and pay their bills. Like many Internet banks before them, they have no maintenance or overdraft fees, there are no physical branches and depositi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583527882014-09-05T15:34:16.141-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T15:34:16.141-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352788@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:34:16 MDT Apple intends to add more security measures http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58377960-79/apple-security-icloud-users.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58377960-79/apple-security-icloud-users.html.csp">Apple intends to add more security measures</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T10:48:46.494-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 10:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Apple plans to tighten its online security measures to reduce the chances of its users being victimized by intrusions like the ones that stole nude photos from actress Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities. CEO Tim Cook told The Wall Street Journal in a story published Friday that Apple Inc. will use email and push notifications to alert the hundreds of millions of people using its services when there has been an attempt to restore their iCloud data on a new device, change an accoun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583779602014-09-05T10:48:46.494-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T10:48:46.494-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58377960@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 10:48:46 MDT Jake Parker’s five major tips for aspiring artists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58369033-223/account-bank-creative-advice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58369033-223/account-bank-creative-advice.html.csp">Jake Parker’s five major tips for aspiring artists</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T15:23:31.405-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 03:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jake Parker knows a thing or two about making it as an artist. Inspired by comics to pick up a pencil and start drawing, the Utahn went on to work for major movie studios on animated films like “Horton Hears a Who,” “Epic,” “Titan A.E.” and “Rio” before venturing on his own into the world of freelance. And he has some sound advice for anyone else who wants to make a life out of their creativity. I heard that you find a lot of your creative inspiration in topics out of comics, like history. I ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369033@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:23:31 MDT Sony network hit by attack, exec’s flight diverted http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58334391-79/sony-attack-network-diverted.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58334391-79/sony-attack-network-diverted.html.csp">Sony network hit by attack, exec’s flight diverted</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T09:37:01.768-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 09:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tokyo • Sony says its PlayStation Network service for video games was unusable from Sunday until Monday afternoon after being flooded by an online attack. Sony Computer Entertainment spokesman Satoshi Nakajima said Monday the problems are fixed. Separately, he said an American Airlines flight carrying Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley from Dallas to San Diego was diverted to Phoenix about the same time as the attack. An individual or group called Lizard Squad claimed through a Twi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583343912014-08-25T09:37:01.768-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T09:37:01.768-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334391@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:37:01 MDT Letter: Take Internet security seriously http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319199-82/stolen-information-internet-password.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319199-82/stolen-information-internet-password.html.csp">Letter: Take Internet security seriously</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T16:33:02.449-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I just changed my password again. The new standard is something like a 12-digit random number with capitals, numbers and symbols. This is required to prevent thieves from stealing my information or getting into my account. Here’s the rub. Try logging into an account with a incorrect password three times and you are immediately locked out and have to call the company with a complete list of information to get reinstated. So now I am required to remember these insane passwords to protect myself, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58319199@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:33:02 MDT Utah ex-cop accused of posing as porn producer pleads not guilty http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296949-78/rose-nude-photos-teen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296949-78/rose-nude-photos-teen.html.csp">Utah ex-cop accused of posing as porn producer pleads not guilty</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:36:17.014-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former Tremonton police officer accused of creating a fake pornography email account and convincing a teen girl to send him nude photos pleaded not guilty to charges Wednesday. Jeremy Rose, 37, is charged in Ogden’s 2nd District Court with 16 charges: ten counts of second-degree felony sexual exploitation of a minor, two counts of third-degree felony voyeurism, one count of third-degree felony dealing in materials harmful to minor, one count each of third-degree felonies obstruction of justice...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296949@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:36:17 MDT BYU WR Blackmon says he's suspended, will miss opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58286306-65/blackmon-byu-earrings-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58286306-65/blackmon-byu-earrings-game.html.csp">BYU WR Blackmon says he's suspended, will miss opener</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T20:40:02.44-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 08:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It appears that BYU will be missing another one of its offensive weapons when it lines up Aug. 29 to face UConn in a 2014 season opener. Devon Blackmon, a transfer from Riverside (Calif.) College who originally began his college career at Oregon, noted on his Twitter account on Monday night that his first action of the season will be against Texas on Sept. 6 in Week 2. “Rules are rules … Abide by them or suffer the consequences … Looking forward to the Texas game,” Blackmon tweeted, using the Tw...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58286306@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:40:02 MDT 7 ways to create better, stronger passwords http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267110-79/password-passwords-avoid-facebook.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58267110-79/password-passwords-avoid-facebook.html.csp">7 ways to create better, stronger passwords</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T16:43:23.259-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • This week’s news that a Russian crime ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations makes now a good time to review ways to protect yourself online. The hacking misdeeds were described in a New York Times story based on the findings of Hold Security, a Milwaukee firm that has a history of uncovering online security breaches. Hold Security called the data “the largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials.” Hold’s researchers did not identify the origin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582671102014-08-06T16:43:23.259-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T16:43:23.259-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267110@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:43:23 MDT Former Utah rodeo chairman gets probation in theft case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206661-78/rodeo-harmon-account-committee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206661-78/rodeo-harmon-account-committee.html.csp">Former Utah rodeo chairman gets probation in theft case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T20:15:02.668-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mere hours before the Days of ‘47 Rodeo was set to kick off its first bull-riding event in Salt Lake City, the rodeo’s former chairman was sentenced Monday to probation and ordered to repay thousands of dollars he unlawfully rerouted from the event into his own account. Brad Floyd Harmon, 55, pleaded guilty in May to unlawful dealing with property by fiduciary — a third-degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison. But on Monday, 3rd District Judge Denise Lindberg suspended the prison...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206661@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:15:02 MDT U.S. Embassy apologies to Ghana leader for tweet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206190-68/embassy-ghana-president-account.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206190-68/embassy-ghana-president-account.html.csp">U.S. Embassy apologies to Ghana leader for tweet</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T15:55:19.341-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 03:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ACCRA, Ghana • The U.S. Embassy in Ghana is apologizing after a staff member sent what’s being described as “an errant tweet” criticizing the president from the official Embassy Twitter account. Ghanaian President John Mahama had tweeted about the country’s financial woes, saying that “as a people, we have had to make sacrifices” and that the results of those cutbacks would start to show soon. A post from the U.S. Embassy’s Twitter account later retorted to the president: “And what sacrifices ar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582061902014-07-21T15:55:19.341-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T15:55:19.341-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206190@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:55:19 MDT